Water Resources

Multimedia

This multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the Water Resources Mission Area.

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Photo of an Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and USGS crew
December 31, 2019

Photo of an Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and crew

USGS scientists load and check the mission path onto an Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), while other crew members collect vertical profile information using a multiple-parameter water-quality meter. This technology is part of the

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Attribution: Water Resources
I-beam and sled ADVM mount example 1
December 31, 2019

I-beam and sled ADVM mount example 1

A 4" aluminum I-beam is used allow an ADVM to be raised and lowered on a stainless steel sled.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered ADCP
December 31, 2019

Tethered ADCP

Tethered Boat Mount

Examples of tethered acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) boats used for making discharge measurements.

(Left photograph by Jeff Woodward, Environment Canada and right photograph by Geoffrey D. Cartano, U.S. Geological Survey.)

Attribution: Water Resources
Custom Boogie Board 1
December 31, 2019

Custom Boogie Board 1

Photograph of custom boogie board for ADCP deploymet, view of bottom.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS scientists collect data from the surfaced Ecomapper underwater vehicle
December 31, 2019

USGS scientists collect data from the surfaced Ecomapper AUV

USGS scientists collect data from the surfaced Ecomapper after a mission to understand stream mixing near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Penn. This technology is part of the

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Attribution: Water Resources
I-beam and sled ADVM mount example 2
December 31, 2019

I-beam and sled ADVM mount example 2

A 4" aluminum I-beam is used allow an ADVM to be raised and lowered on a stainless steel sled. 

 

Attribution: Water Resources
California Horizontal ADVM mount 1
December 31, 2019

California Horizontal ADVM mount 1

Protective housing prevents damage to ADVM and allows for adjustment of heading and roll.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered Boat Deployment
December 31, 2019

Tethered Boat Deployment

Photograph of tethered boat deployed downstream from a bridge.

Attribution: Water Resources
Custom Boogie Board 2
December 31, 2019

Custom Boogie Board 2

Photograph of custom boogie board for ADCP deploymet, view of bottom.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employee prepares unmanned aerial vehicle for takeoff
December 31, 2019

USGS employee prepares unmanned aerial vehicle for takeoff

USGS employee John Fulton prepares an unmanned aerial vehicle for take off. This particular drone referred to as "Q-Cam" measures surface water stream velocity. Combined with a second drone, non-contact discharge measurements can be made. This technology is part of the

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood
December 31, 2019

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood.

Attribution: Water Resources
California Horizontal ADVM mount 2
December 31, 2019

California Horizontal ADVM mount 2

Protective housing prevents damage to ADVM and allows for adjustment of heading and roll.

Attribution: Water Resources